Hayabusa 2 Asteroid Sample Material Flown To Japan

Hayabusa 2 sample container.
Credit: JAXA
HOUSTON—The sample container that descended into Australia to conclude a six-year roundtrip mission by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) Hayabusa 2 mission to the asteroid Ryugu has arrived in Japan. The container was taken to the Extraterrestrial Sample Curation Center, which is part...

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